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Designs by PVPA students featured in fashion shows at Northampton Eileen Fisher store Friday

April 30, 2019 | Elise Linscott
NORTHAMPTON — Students from the Pioneer Valley Performing Arts Charter Public School will debut handmade fashion designs in runway shows at the downtown Eileen Fisher store Friday.
 
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Mass MoCA Exhibited 273 Works by High School Students

April 30, 2019 | Tammy Daniels
NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — Garrett Rhoads was inspired when he looked into a little box on a piano, wondering what it was. 
 
The box held a spool of perforated paper to make the piano play. 
 
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These New England high schools made the top 100 in U.S. News & World Report’s 2019 national rankings of public schools

April 30, 2019 | Dialynn Dwyer

U.S. News & World Report released its annual rankings of the best public high schools in the country on Tuesday, and this year only two New England schools cracked the top 100 nationally.

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These are the 10 best public high schools in Massachusetts, according to U.S. News & World Report

April 30, 2019 | Dialynn Dwyer

U.S. News & World Report released its annual rankings of the best public high schools in the country on Tuesday, and a Boston institution was once again named the best school in Massachusetts. 

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‘Glad that this part is over’: New Bedford’s neighborhood charter moves forward

April 25, 2019 | Aimee Chiavaroli
NEW BEDFORD — A parent, wearing an Alma del Mar T-shirt, said she believes the opportunity to send her rising sixth-grade son to the second Alma campus will be fantastic.
 
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Wellesley student wins August Wilson Monologue Competition

April 24, 2019 | Wicked Local Wellesley
Anotidaishe Chikunya, a senior at Dana Hall School, took first place on Jan. 28 with her performance as Berniece from “The Piano Lesson” at the Boston Regional Finals of the August Wilson Monologue Competition.
 
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13 and counting: Teen angst takes center stage next week in Newburyport

April 24, 2019 | Terry Date
A big cast of youths explores familiar ground — the shifting allegiances of school circles — in the musical “13.”
 
It opens next Thursday, May 2, at the Firehouse Center for the Arts in Newburyport, presented by Acting Out Productions. 
 
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Prospect Hill Academy earns computer science award

April 24, 2019 | Wicked Local Cambridge

Prospect Hill Academy Charter School in Cambridge has earned the first College Board AP Computer Science Female Diversity Award for achieving high female representation in AP Computer Science A.

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Ed-Tech Problems Open Doors for Entrepreneurs to Solve Them

April 23, 2019 | Michele Molnar
Jeff Scheur started NoRedInk out of frustration over the seemingly endless hours he spent grading English papers and realizing there must be a better way to help students improve their writing.
 
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A First-Year Teacher Clashed With A Student. Then She Learned Where He Was Coming From

April 22, 2019 | Carrie Jung
When ninth grade humanities teacher Sydney Chaffee decided she wanted to become a teacher, she admits her expectations were wildly idealistic.
 
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